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Bluhm Burton opens Sudbury office

Bluhm Burton opens Sudbury office

South African mining engineering consulting group Bluhm Burton Engineering has opened an office in Sudbury to serve its Canadian client..

February 23, 2016
Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research consortium tests spray-on liner

Research to advance the development of thin spray-on liner is in full swing at Xstrata’s Nickel Rim South Mine in Sudbury. An alternative..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments
Synthetic rope passes coilability test

Synthetic rope passes coilability test

A synthetic rope used by the U.S. Navy for mooring aircraft carriers is one step closer to being proven a viable alternative to wire rope..

June 1, 2012 with 0 Comments

High-precision geophysics takes off

A new high-resolution resistivity and induced polarization technology developed in Germany for geotechnical applications is gaining..

March 1, 2011 with 0 Comments

NORCAT develops mini coring drill for space

The Sudbury-based Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is midway through the design and development of a mini coring drill that..

September 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Mine Ventilation Symposium to be held June 13 to 17

The 13th Mine Ventilation Symposium will take place at Laurentian University in Sudbury from June 13 to 17. The event will be hosted by..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

Ventilation-on-demand patent sparks controversy

A patent awarded to Simsmart Technologies for its Optimized Mine Ventilation on Demand  (OMVOD) technology has caused an uproar in the..

June 1, 2010 with 0 Comments

The creative heart of mining

In September 1998, the National Mining Association in the U.S. presented its vision for the mining industry for the year 2020. 2009 is the..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Redesigned anti-vibration handle for jackleg drills

Miners around the world at risk of contracting Raynaud Syndrome, or white hand disease, from using jackleg drills will soon be able to take..

September 1, 2009 with 0 Comments

XRF analyzers increase efficiencies in the field

The steadfast prospector is always looking for a more expedient way to find that needle in the haystack. The Innov-X Systems Inc. handheld..

June 1, 2009 with 0 Comments
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